Thursday, December 18, 2014

Christmas Gift Box

I thought I had already shared this, but apparently not! I made this box with the Gift Box Punch Board.  We have used so many of these little boxes this Christmas gift season! This size will hold a gift card, but what I mainly use them for is giving jewelry!

If it looks confusing, don't worry. It's easy! There is a video to watch if written instructions aren't your thing.

The board has the instructions right on it, along with measurements for many sizes of boxes. After I cut my cardstock to 8 x 8, I used the Stripes Mask and Real Red ink to sponge on the pattern. I think it makes the box extra cute! The Punch Board is made with a great little "clasp" punch built right in, to make your flaps all secure.

The tag (you know I love tags!) is made with a piece of Trim the Tree DSP Stack paper, the stamp set Merry Everything, and the new Note Tag Punch. Baked Brown Sugar Thick Twine adds a nice little accent.


Stamps: Merry Everything
Paper: Real Red, Trim the Tree DSP Stack, Crumb Cake
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Gift Box Punch Board, PL Corner Rounder, Dots and Stripes Masks, Baked Brown Sugar Thick Twine

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

December Paper Pumpkin

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Weekly Specials and Year End Closeouts!

It's Tuesday--time for the Weekly Deals! Click here to check them out in my store, or click on the sidebar Weekly Deal --------->.
Gold is hot, and those Vintage Faceted Buttons are so yummy colored with Blendabilities!

Don't forget to check out the Year End Closeout deals before you finish your order! Lots of good stuff (retired AND current) at great mark downs!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Snowflake Joy

Good old gate-fold card. Sometimes I forget the old favorites, and then when I re-discover them, it makes me so happy! Endless Wishes and Seasonally Scattered went together perfectly on this snowflake card.

Cut the card base at 4 1/4 by 11, score at 5 1/2. Then trim 2 3/4 off the front flap. The other piece that layers on the right is cut at 3 x 8 1/2, scored at 4 1/4. Here's a picture of the card opened:

Stamps: Seasonally Scattered, Endless Wishes
Paper: Coastal Cabana, Smoky Slate, Whisper White
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Smoky Slate, Versamark
Accessories: Simply Scored, White Organza Ribbon, Coastal Cabana Thick Twine, Project Life Corner Rounder, Silver Embossing Powder

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Merry Everything Tags

One of the trends this year is the "double tag." At least, that's what I'm calling it. You have a decorative tag in front, and then add a more utilitarian tag behind it, for the pesky (and not beautiful) details. :-) We made this tag last week at my Club Appreciation Night. Super easy, and with just a bit of bling to make it special. The stamps are both from Merry Everything, and they match the new Note Tag punch. I used the Confetti Stars Punch (which I LOVE) on some scraps of Silver Glimmer Paper to add a little Christmas sparkle. Tied up with Silver 1/8" ribbon, this tag is ready to go!

Stamps: Merry Everything
Paper: Wild Wasabi, Cherry Cobbler
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Note Tag Punch, Confetti Stars Punch, Silver 1/8" ribbon, Silver Glimmer Paper

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

A New Photopolymer Set and Weekly Deals 12-19-14

Snuggles and Smooches.
I love working with photopolymer (PPM) stamps! I like that I can easily layer them and that I can bend them to a new shape. This set, Snuggles and Smooches (140326) is $15.95 and will be great for Valentine's Day or love notes anyday.

Weekly Deals. 
Lots to choose from this week! You can click on individual items in my sidebar ------->

Monday, December 8, 2014

Merry Simple

One layer card made beautiful with gold embossing powder, the lovely Filigree Frame embossing folder, and of course, one of my favorite holiday stamp sets: Seasonally Scattered.

Stamps: Seasonally Scattered
Paper: Pool Party
Ink: Versamark
Accessories: Filigree Frame embossing folder, gold embossing powder

Friday, December 5, 2014

Year End Clearance Deals!

There are lots of great deals to be had on the Clearance Rack! Christmas items, dies, framelits, cardstock, ribbons, stamps, inks--some of it has been retired, and some of it is current! Check it out and get products you love at deep discounts!

Please use the host code MBH2BTQE if your order is less than $150!